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Historical Events In April - 12

Monday, 08 March 2021

1879  On April - 12 frederick G Melcher, US, publisher/editor/founded children book week  

1883  The birth of Imogen Cunningham, American photographer on April - 12.  

1883  On April - 12 french troops under lt-colonel Borgnis-Desbordes occupy Bamako Senegal  

1883  Imogen Cunningham, photographer (1965 ASMP award) on this day in history.  

1884  On April - 12 otto Meyerhof, Germany, psychologist/biochemist (Nobel-1922)  

1887  Henrik Ibsen's "Rosmersholm," premieres in Oslo on April - 12.  

1892  On April - 12 george C Blickensderfer patents portable typewriter  

1892  Johnny Dodds, early jazz clarinettist on this day in history.  

1893  On April - 12 battle at Hoornkrans Southwest-Africa: German Schutztruppen chases away Hottentotten under Hendrik Witbooi  

1894  British & Belgian secret accord on dividing Central-Africa on this day in history.  

1894  On this day in history francisco H Craveiro Lopes, Portuguese general/president (1951-58)  

1896  On April - 12 stamasia Portrisi is 1st woman to win a marathon (5:30 in Athens)  

1896  Alexander Ritter, composer, dies at 62 on April - 12.  

1898  On April - 12 army transfers Yerba Buena Island in SF Bay to Navy  

1898  Grantley H Adams, president of Barbados on this day in history.  

1902  Louis J M Beel, premier of Netherland (1946-48, 58-59) on this day in history.  

1903  On April - 12 jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist/UN advisor (Nobel 1969)  

1904  On April - 12 m Wolf discovers asteroid #531 Zerlina  

1904  On this day in history harald James Penrose, pilot  

1905  On April - 12 hippodrome arena opens (NYC)  

1905  French Dufaux brothers test helicopter on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history belgium govt of De Stain de Naeyer, resigns  

1908  Fire makes 17,000 homeless in Chelsea Massachusetts on April - 12.  

1908  On this day in history carlos Lleras Restrepo, president of Colombia  

1909  Philadelphia's Shibe Park (later Connie Mack Stadium) opens on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history hermann Kotzchmar, composer, dies at 79  

1910  On April - 12 jorgen Rausch, German philosopher/author (End of the Playboys)  

1910  William G Sumner, US sociologist/politicologist (Folkways), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history a non-stop London-Paris flight takes 3h56m the first time  

1911  LT Theodore Ellyson qualifies as first naval aviator on April - 12.  

1911  On this day in history 1st non-stop London-Paris flight (Pierre Prier in 3h56m)  

1911  On April - 12 darrell A Amyx, US archaeologist (Greek Ceramics)  

1912  Eric Feldary, Budapest Hungary, actor (16 Fathoms Deep) on April - 12.  

1912  Clara Barton, organizer (American Red Cross), dies at 90 on April - 12.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0812  On this day in history birth of muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835)  

1484  Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546) was born on April - 12.  

1500  Joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist was born on this day in history.  

1526  Muretus, French humanist (d. 1585) was born on April - 12.  

1550  On this day in history birth of edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604)  

1577  Christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648) was born on this day in history.  

1579  Francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France was born on this day in history.  

1626  Paul Hainlein, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0065  On April - 12 death of seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist  

0238  Death of Gordian II, heir to the Roman Empire (killed in battle) on April - 12.  

0352  Julius I, pope (337-52), dies on April - 12.  

0434  Death of Archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople on this day in history.  

1125  Death of Vladislaus I of Bohemia on this day in history.  

1443  Death of Henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

1550  On April - 12 claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53  

1555  Johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75 on April - 12.  

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